We are pleased to announce that Jay Govardahn has joined the RiteScreen team as Plant Manager in our Merrill, WI plant. We have experienced strong growth in our Merrill plant this year and we are happy to have Jay lead our team.
Jay joins us from Champion Labs where he worked the last 18 months as an Application Engineering and Project Manager. Prior to that, Jay spent 11 years at Cummins Filtration. He was the plant manager of their air and oil plant located in Bloomer, WI for 5+ of those years. He was also a manufacturing engineer for them. Early in his career he held various positions in Quality and Engineering all within a manufacturing environment. Jay is a proven leader that with strong experience managing in a Lean environment.
Jay has a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering; a master’s degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from Oklahoma State University, and an MBA from Ohio University.
Please join us in welcoming Jay to our organization.